Name details

Kite Stream

United States Gazetteer Id 127453

Feature type: Watercourse (10)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

A meltwater stream in the Victoria Valley, Victoria Land, that flows W from Victoria Lower Glacier into Lake Vida. Named by US-ACAN after James Steven Kite, University of Maine, geological field assistant with the Victoria Valley party, 1977-78. Kite was conducting research in the glacial geology of Victoria Valley, when, not as a part of his research, he found a 43-pound meteorite iron in a moraine 0.3 mi inland from Victoria Lower Glacier.

Location

Latitude:
77° 23' 00.0" S
-77.383°
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Longitude:
162° 07' 00.0" E
162.117°
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Altitude:
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